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Is x-y+1 greater than x+y-1 ?

(1) x > 0
(2) y < 0
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Re: Is x-y+1 greater than x+y-1 ? [#permalink] New post 01 Sep 2014, 09:52
Hi Bunuel,

y<1 can also mean y=0 right.. how can we assume y<1 is equal to y<0?
please clarify if i am missing some point..
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Re: Is x-y+1 greater than x+y-1 ? [#permalink] New post 01 Sep 2014, 09:55
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Hi Bunuel,

y<1 can also mean y=0 right.. how can we assume y<1 is equal to y<0?
please clarify if i am missing some point..


The question asks whether y is less than 1. The second statement says that y is a negative number, so it must be less than 1.

Does this make sense?
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Re: Is x-y+1 greater than x+y-1 ? [#permalink] New post 01 Sep 2014, 09:58
yeah.. my bad...got the point ... thanks much :)
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